Bill White

Bill White

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Excellent fielder at first base, later served as president of NL and a force for racial change in the game.

primary position

First Base

primary team

St. Louis Cardinals

playing career

1956—1969

nickname

Born

January 28, 1934, in Lakewood, FL

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-0 / 185

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Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
60
Throwing
30
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Teamed with him in the broadcast booth
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5/7/1956
FINAL GAME
9/24/1969
CAREER AGE
22-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1964
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

38.6

career value

WAR7

32.1

long peak

WAR5C

26.3

prime

WAR3

16.8

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

208.3

career value

WIN shares 7

155.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

119.6

prime

Win SHares 3

77.0

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#50

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1956—1969

All-Time

#370

POsition Players
#39
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#58
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#47
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.286
Batting Average
.351
On-Base Percentage
.455
Slugging Percentage
20
home runs per season
10
Stolen Bases per season